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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1898 calendar year. Note that our tracking for deaths is not 100% complete and it is based on available public information as many former non-MLB player deaths may not be captured. The Cause of Death is not always available for a particular player.

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1898 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Martin Duke1898-12-31------P5-5135---R---Zanesville,OH
    MLB1891-18911891-1891
    Bill Stearns1898-12-30---45.284P-OF---------R1853-03-20Washington,DC
    MLB1871-18751871-1875
    John Sneed1898-12-27------OF-SS5-8160L------Jackson,TN
    MLB1884-18911884-1891
    Mother Watson1898-11-23---33.299P-OF5-9145------1865-01-27Middleport,OH
    MLB1887-18871887-1887
    Bill Hague1898-11-21------3B-1B5-9164RR---Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1875-18791875-1879
    Curry Foley1898-10-20---42.279OF-P5-10160---L1856-01-14---
    MLB1879-18831879-1883
    John Richmond1898-10-05---43.214SS-OF5-9170---R1855-03-05Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1875-18851875-1885
    Bill Tierney1898-09-21---40.1301B-OF------------1858-05-14Boston,MA
    MLB1882-18841882-1884
    Val Robinson1898-08-02---49.335OF------------1848-08-31Washington,DC
    MLB1872-18721872-1872
    Henry Meyers1898-06-28------3B---------------Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    William Rexter1898-06-23------OF---------------Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1875-18751875-1875
    Harry Smith1898-06-04---42.1192B-OF6-0175RR1856-02-05North Vernon,IN
    MLB1877-18891877-1889
    Bobby Mathews1898-04-17Syphillis46.147P-OF5-5140RR1851-11-21Baltimore,MD
    MLB1871-18871871-1887
    Jiggs Parrott1898-04-14---26.2743B-2B5-11160------1871-07-14Portland,OR
    MLB1892-18951892-1895
    Charlie McCullough1898-04-13------P6-1185---R---Dublin,IR
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Tony Hellman1898-03-29---36.303C5-9175R---1861-05-29Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1886-18861886-1886
    Tom Power1898-02-25------1B-2B5-11164R------San Francisco,CA
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Ed Connor1898-01-28------1B-OF5-9156------------
    MLB1871-18711871-1871
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    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Death Date Published date of death (if available) Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system